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Autopsy confirms DJ Rashad died of drug overdose



Autopsy results have confirmed that DJ Rashad, who passed away back in April, did die of a drug overdose as police speculated.

Only 35 at the time, Rashad was found unresponsive in his apartment by a friend in the early hours of April 26th, he was pronounced dead shortly after. Police revealed at the time, they had found narcotics and drug paraphernalia in the apartment.

Rashad’s death has now officially be ruled as an accident after tests found the cause of death to be heroin, cocaine and alprazolam intoxication.We still mourn the loss of DJ Rashad; a pioneer of Chicago footwork, his influence on the scene will be sorely missed. Join us in commemorating the great, by listening to one of our favourite Rashad tracks below, or tweet us yours.

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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